September 5, 2012
Home Enthusiasts Flood to ASB Showgrounds for the Auckland Home Show
Following an intense year of planning, Australasia’s largest and most anticipated Home Show opens its doors at 10am this
morning to thousands of keen home owners and renovators from around the country.
With confidence dramatically improving in the Auckland housing market this year, Auckland Home Show organisers believe
2012 will be the biggest and most exciting year to date.
“The housing market is booming for the first time since the Global Financial Crisis,” says show organiser Amanda Magnus,
“and when that happens, people’s attention turns towards improving their homes, kitchens and bathrooms.”
“We’re confident that this year’s Auckland Home Show will see a resurgence of activity, right across the show,” said
A fact that rings true with many stunning new features and a wave of major exhibitors coming together to create the
quintessential one-stop-shop for all home design and renovation needs.
The mysterious Space Module is one of these exciting new features. A creative collaboration between award winning
companies Laminex, Samsung, Smeg, Natural Tree Products, Trends and Sonya Cotter Design, the Space Module pushes the
frontier of design and home technology.
Visitors to the Space Module today will see for themselves where fabulous design meets stunning ground-breaking
technology including touch-screen bench tops, picture frames and televisions all beautifully combined into this
Further must-see features today at the Auckland Home Show include the serene Auckland Landscape Supplies Walk of
Gardens, the picturesque Floradell Street of Houses and stylish Designer Living Pavillion. Those keen to build and add
value to their homes before summer arrives need to talk to the Finesse Residential team in the Ask the Renovation
Experts area in Hall 2, stand 284.
Today in the Smeg Cooking Theatre celebrity chef Paul Jobin will share his secrets with a live audience on how to create
the most delicious Winter Warmers, produce the most magnificent soufflé and take on a member of the audience in a live
Keen renovators need to attend the Resene Design, Renovate, Decorate Seminars in Hall 2 and pick up tips from the
experts like Interior Designer Amanda Neill who’ll be discussing the latest in Interior Design and Colour Trends.
Learning how to live a greener, more sustainable lifestyle is easily achieved by attending some of the informative Green
Urban Living Seminars that are taking place inside Hall 5. Learn how to create a fresh food garden on a budget, grow
food in small balcony type spaces, and learn everything you need to know when it comes to creating a warmer, dryer and
As always, the Auckland Home Show is full of show specials, discounts and competitions and visitors are urged to bring
their plans and save thousands on advice, products and services.
For more information, tickets and a full list of daily seminars and topics taking place, head to www.aucklandhomeshow.co.nz
The Auckland Home Show 2012
Wednesday September 5 – Sunday September 9, 2012
ASB Showgrounds, Auckland
About the Auckland Home Show
Auckland Home Show is Australasia’s largest and longest running home renovation and building event. Thousands of
visitors each year attend to see the latest trends in interior design, innovations in products for both inside and
outside the home, and to hear directly from experts in areas of renovation, design, landscaping and sustainability, all
under the one roof of the ASB Showgrounds. www.aucklandhomeshow.co.nz
About Exhibitions and Events New Zealand (EENZ)
Exhibitions and Events New Zealand Ltd (EENZ) is Auckland based, renowned for its innovative, exciting events and
offering true return on investment. The company's portfolio consists of the iconic Auckland and Canterbury Home Shows.